Reverend Jeremiah Wright

Commentary: Different Types of Vetting for Different Types of Folks

Peter McDermott, associate editor of The Irish Echo, says that the recent attacks on the Rev. Jeremiah Wright are evidence of a double standard applied to African Americans and other traditionally marginalized groups.

An immigrant student drew this picture for the Story Studio project

Middle Schoolers Become Storytellers While Learning English

Through Story Studio, an innovative ESL program operating in five public middle schools in NYC, immigrant children learn English through telling personal stories they have developed, written and illustrated themselves.

Pauline O'Brien

Podcast: Irish Teacher Brings Her Immigrant Experience to NYC Public Schools

Pauline O’Brien came to the U.S. when she was 19 years old. Today she’s the assistant principal of a NYC high school with a large immigrant population. Listen to her story.